Spike TV director visits campus

The Career Services department at Penn State Wilkes-Barre invites students to the Alumni Career Speaker Series on Thursday, September 11, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Barry Auditorium located in the new Abram Nesbitt Academic Commons. Those who attend the monthly career sessions will gain valuable insight on hot careers for 2008-2009.

Former Penn State student Amanda Ahmad, and now director of talent development for Spike TV and TV Land will be the featured guest speaker during the sixty-minute presentation. Ahmad, will break down information about jobs in the entertainment field and discuss how earning a Penn State degree helped her prepare for an exciting career with Spike TV and TV Land.

The first ever Alumni Career Speaker Series is an initiative developed by Kathy Flanagan-Herstek, student services director, and Tina Rose, a career counselor at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The program offers a way for current students at the Wilkes-Barre campus to connect with successful Penn State alumni throughout the country. Free food and drinks will be served after the event.

For more information contact Stephanie Andaloro at 570-675-9279 or visit www.wb.psu.edu.